Magazine article Sojourners Magazine

Connections. (Taking Action)

Magazine article Sojourners Magazine

Connections. (Taking Action)

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Employment Opportunities

* Christ House, a 32-bed faith-based medical facility serving homeless men and women in Washington, D.C., has an opening for a full-time Nursing Coordinator. Duties include assessing patient care needs and assigning nursing personnel, screening potential patients for admission, supervising nursing staff, and collaborating with the nurse practitioner and medical staff in all matters of direct patient care. Requires a commitment to serving homeless persons and the ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team. Qualifications: bachelor's in nursing from an accredited school, proven competency in providing healthcare for adults, RN licensure, good communication and organizational skills. Excellent benefits. Send cover letter and resume to Personnel, 1717 Columbia Road NW, Washington, DC 20009; fax (202) 232-4972; sgunn@christhouse.org; www.christhouse.org.

* Good Samaritan Center for Health and Wholeness in Goshen, Ind., seeks an executive director. This new Christian health center serves a rapidly growing Latino, immigrant population. Candidate must be bilingual in English and Spanish, skilled in cross-cultural communication, spiritual leadership, grant writing, community development, and medical management. Contact Dr. Carolyn Klaus, (219) 534-0981; redklaus@juno.com; or Chaplain Clair Hochstetler, (219) 533-2141; chochstetl@goshenhealth.com.

Volunteer Opportunities

* Samaritan Inns' InnKeeper Internship Year seeks InnKeepers to serve as resident managers in transitional inns for formerly homeless women and men in recovery from drug and alcohol addictions. InnKeepers receive a monthly stipend, room and board, health and dental benefits, Americorps Education Grants, plus many educational opportunities. Contact Tom Copps, 2523 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009; (202) 667-8831x261; volunteer@saminns.org.

Events and Conferences

* The annual vigil and action at the School of the Americas will be November 16-18 at Fort Benning, Ga. For organizing packets, nonviolence training, or other information, contact SOA Watch at (202) 234-3440; www.soaw.org.

* Benedictine and Celtic spirituality scholar Esther de Waal will speak on November 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Washington National Cathedral. Contact Philip Abraham at (202) 537-2221; pabraham@cathedral. …

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